5 Days Masai Mara Flying Safari

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5 Days Masai Mara Flying Safari

5 Days Masai Mara Flying Safari, Discover the unspoiled diverse ecosystems of Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve with our 5-day Masai Mara Flying safari, with daily game drives as well as the option for a hot air balloon tour above the remarkable landscapes. This trip starts in Nairobi with a 45-60-minute flight from Nairobi Wilson Airport to Keekorok Airstrip. Your adventure starts immediately your private safari driver picks you up from the Airstrip to the Lodge/Safari Camp. Get the chance to experience the great annual migration, and spot the big five game, zebras, Olive baboons, Hippos, Masai giraffes, giant elands, and many other African game.

Highlights

  • Get the chance to taste local dishes within Nairobi City.
  • Big five game (lions, Rhinos, leopards, buffaloes, and elephants) in the savannah.
  • Unwind at your Safari Lodge/Camp while watching lots of African game.
  • Experience the great annual migration.

Brief Itinerary

Arrival in Nairobi, and explore the beautiful City.

Fly from Nairobi Wilson Airport into Masai Mara National Reserve.

Explore the spectacular Masai Mara National Reserve- Game drive and optional hot air balloon tour.

Full-day game drive with the option of the wildebeest migration.

Depart Masai Mara National Reserve, International flight back home.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Nairobi, and explore the beautiful City

On getting into Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will go through customs and immigration with assistance from our Airport representative, then get transferred to the Hotel. Depending on the time you arrive in magical Kenya, you will get briefed on the details of the safari and what to expect in the next 4 days. Our driver will be delighted to take you on a tour of Nairobi’s key areas like restaurants to sample some of the local cuisines, local markets, tourist sites like the popular Jamia Mosque, and others. After this eventful day, head back to the Hotel to relax and enjoy dinner.

Overnight at:

  • Radisson Blu Hotel (luxury).
  • Tamarind Tree Hotel (midrange).

Day 2: Fly from Nairobi Wilson Airport into Masai Mara National Reserve

Meet your driver at the Hotel lobby for a briefing and transfer to Nairobi Wilson Airport. The flight departs at 7:30 am, 10:30 am, and 2:00 pm, and in just 45-60 minutes you will be at Masai Mara National Reserve. On getting there, a safari driver will meet and welcome you at the Airstrip with packed lunch, then embark on a game drive where lions, cheetahs, elephants, leopards, buffaloes, giraffes, hippos, zebras, wildebeests, elands, impalas, gazelles, Defassa waterbucks, bushbucks, mongoose, Olive baboons, and others will be sighted. After this exciting game drive, continue to the Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Overnight at;

  • Sarova Mara Game Camp or Keekorok Lodge (luxury).
  • Sekenani Camp (midrange).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Day 3: Explore the spectacular Masai Mara National Reserve- Game drive and optional hot air balloon tour

Early in the morning you will have breakfast and leave the Lodge/Safari camp for a full day of discovering the jaw-dropping beauty of Masai Mara National Reserve. This Park is popular for its plethora of African game species such as lions, leopards, giraffes, buffaloes, spotted and striped hyenas, zebras, impalas, wildebeests, jackals, gazelles, elands, Olive baboons, hippos, cheetahs, serval cats, and many others. The game drive will last about 3-4 hours but will be one of the most unforgettable things you’ve ever done. If you are lucky, you will get the chance to witness the wildebeests migrating from Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park into this Reserve, while accompanied by zebras and gazelles.

In the afternoon, you have the option of undertaking the hot air balloon tour to enjoy more wildlife and landscape views of Masai Mara National Reserve. Later retire to the Lodge or Camp for dinner and overnight.

Overnight at;

  • Sarova Mara Game Camp or Keekorok Lodge (luxury).
  • Sekenani Camp (midrange).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Day 4: Full-day game drive with the option of the wildebeest migration

After a wonderful breakfast, continue with your discovery of Masai Mara National Reserve, heading for another game drive with more views of animals and birds. The safari guide will provide information on the wildlife, birds, and most interestingly the wildebeest migration. This systematic process starts from Serengeti National Park and climaxes in Masai Mara National Reserve with animals overcoming some of their biggest threats (crocodiles and lions) while crossing the Masai Mara River. This is one of the most photogenic moments during your safari and you can’t afford to miss it for anything. This is an all-day activity and in the evening, you will be driven to the Masai village to learn about their interesting nomadic lifestyle, beautiful dress code, traditional homesteads (Manyatta), and traditional foods and climaxed with their traditional dances.

Return to the Lodge with memories of the day’s adventures and get treated to a delicious dinner and overnight rest.

Overnight at;

  • Sarova Mara Game Camp or Keekorok Lodge (luxury).
  • Sekenani Camp (midrange).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Day 5: Depart Masai Mara National Reserve, International flight back home

Enjoy breakfast and say goodbye to Masai Mara National Reserve with a morning flight (departing at 8:15 am) to Nairobi Wilson Airport. Later catch your flight back home. Kwaheri!!!!

This 5-day Masai Mara Flying safari includes;

  • Bush flight to/from Masai Mara Reserve.
  • Bottled water.
  • A professional English-speaking driver.
  • Relevant Government taxes and levies.
  • Meals per the program.
  • 4 nights’ accommodation- first night in Nairobi City and 3 nights in Masai Mara National Reserve.
  • Game drives.
  • Park entry fees.
  • Cultural experiences.
  • Airport transfers, as long as they are for the first and last day of the trip.

The flying safari excludes;

  • International flights.
  • Laundry fees.
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.
  • Telephone calls.

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